29 June 2022 – Remote Team Exercises for Collaboration and Engagement with Caelan Huntress

Caelan Huntress is the Creative Director of Stellar Platforms, a digital marketing agency that helps entrepreneurs set up smart marketing systems. He is an American digital nomad living in New Zealand, and has spent ten years running an online business while traveling the world with his young family. Caelan is a dynamic speaker, trainer, and business coach, who combines his skills as a theatrical performer and technical geek to make compelling virtual experiences.

You can bring a boost to any virtual meeting when you introduce an interactive game or an exercise that invites participation. When we play, our brains become interested and alert. We learn more, we empathize, and we connect with others through our shared experience. Build strong relationships through virtual mediums by learning a few good games. With a game, we gain the opportunity to contribute enthusiastically. Meeting on Zoom is not the same as meeting in person. Zoom Exhaustion Fatigue makes our attendees tune out, and highly addictive social media is only a click away. By using the power of play, and inviting interaction from your attendees, you can increase digital engagement with your friends, family, clients, or team.

28 July 2022 – Turn Talk Into Action with Dr Isabella Allan

Wellness is top of mind for us as we consider the Third Way of Working. The pandemic crisis triggered a surge in mental health issues for employees and while data might suggest the majority of people are coming to grips with wave after wave of variations the virus mutates into, there are still a minority that need to be considered. Responding to the majority, and caring for the minority is central to the idea of building team mojo, resilience and wellbeing in a hybrid working world.

This theme will be the focus of this short masterclass on one of the most fundamental challenges we face in 2022 and beyond – leader led hybrid team gatherings that enable inclusion, engagement and turn talk into action. 

What will be covered
In this short masterclass we will cover the following:

  • Why quality leader led meetings are more important than ever.
  • How to shift team mojo so hybrid meetings are engaging for both the in-person and virtual team members.
  • If hybrid is not embraced what are the implications for our people and our organisations.

This will be an interactive session aimed at providing you with some key ideas to implement in your next hybrid meeting

Dr Isabella Allan is an expert in behavioural change and has worked with leaders and boards of some of the world’s most important organisations. She is the author of the book Turn Talk into Action the shares the practical ideas that have transformed the way over 500 leaders approach the way they talk with key stakeholders. With vignette case studies she demonstrates how turning talk into action helps leaders from government, for-profit, and for-purpose, transform the way they understand the people important to their business and turn talk into action.

19 August 2022 – The Five Cs®: How to communicate effectively under pressure with Leah Mether

The success of your leadership depends on your ability to get the best out of your people.

Communication is key. It underpins all relationships and is the foundation of good leadership, a high-performing team, and a thriving culture.

But communication is hard, particularly under pressure and the ‘people bit’ is often the most challenging part of a leader’s role.

Learn how to radically improve your communication and leadership effectiveness with The Five Cs® by Leah Mether.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The foundations that underpin effective communication (Choice, Control, Consideration, Courage and Communication).

  • How to lead yourself first under pressure and stress.

  • How to defuse conflict and have conversations that connect.

Upcoming Group Coaching Sessions and Topics​

Previous Group Coaching

  •  27th May 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM – CONTROL THE PACE // boundaries prevent burnout
  • 24th June 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM CONTROL THE PACE // RAPID Strategy session for NFY

  • 22nd July 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM – CONTROL THE PACE //  How to enable empowerment without losing control

  • 26th August 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM – USE THE SPACE // How to be confidently unconfident

  • 23rd September 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM MAKE THE CASE // Stop persuading, start listening

  • October | USE THE SPACE // To think big, we must start small

  • November | USE THE SPACE // Letting go of your expertise

  • December | MAKE THE CASE // How to have a good argument (just in time for a family holiday!?)

* NB This schedule may change to accommodate topical trends and events